Chervena Chushka Pepper
- Tapered red fruits grow to 6 inches long
- Sturdy plants
- Sweet pepper
- 85 days from transplant
(aka Chervena Chujski) Bulgarian pepper traditionally used for roasting; also delicious eaten fresh. Flesh is sugary sweet. Robust plants produce large tapered fruits measuring 2" wide by 6" long. Fruits ripen from green to brown to vivid red. 85 days from transplant. Sweet.
Learn to Grow Chervena Chushka Pepper
Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost
Germination: 14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 12-24” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Peppers germinate best in warm soil, so gentle bottom heat may be helpful until seedlings emerge. Wait to transplant outdoors until soil is warm.
Ratings & Reviews
We love these peppers! They are so very sweet eaten fresh. They are often used cooked in Bulgaria as well, but we are so fond of them, they are eaten fresh too quickly to worry about cooking them.